• My name is Mohammad H. Pulok

    A doctoral candidate in Health Economics at the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE), University of Technology Sydney, (UTS).

    My PhD is funded by Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre’s (CMCRC) PhD scholarship and UTS international research scholarship.

    I am also working as a teaching assistant of introductory health economics course offered by UTS Business School.

A little bit about me
and my previous work

Academic Positions

  • Lecturer

    May, 2011- till date (On leave)
    Department of Economics, Southeast University, Bangladesh

  • Research Assistant

    September 2014 – August 2015
    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

  • Research Assistant

    February 2014- April 2014
    Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Consultant (Part Time)

    September 2013- December 2013
    Sushasoner Jonno Pracharivjan (SUPRO), Bangladesh

  • Research Associate (Part Time)

    November 2012 – August 2013
    Human Development Research Centre (HDRC), Bangladesh

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Economics

    August 2015 – Ongoing
    Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation
    University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

  • PhD course on Social Determinants of Health

    2014
    Department of Public Health Sciences
    Karolinska Institute, Sweden

  • Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis (Health Economics and Policy)

    2012
    Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain

  • Master of Science in Economics

    2011
    Stockholm University, Sweden

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics

    2007
    University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

GRANTS, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Travel grant from UTS Business School Research Fund

    University of Technology, Sydney : 2017

  • International Research Scholarship (IRS)

    University of Technology, Sydney : 2015-2018

  • PhD Scholarship

    Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC), Australia: 2015-2108

  • UNU-WIDER Research Grant

    The political economy of social protection systems, Finland: 2015

  • PhD Scholarship (1/3)

    Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark: 2015 (Declined)

  • Research stay grant

    Aarhus University Research Foundation, Denmark: 2014

  • Full conference grant

    World Health Organization (WHO) Year : 2013

  • La Caixa foundation

    Barcelona Graduate School of Economics merit scholarship, Spain: 2011-2012

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

  • Global Conference on Health Promotion: Helsinki, Finland, 2013

    Invited speaker on “Inequity, health and economics: What are the policy implications?” at the 8th World Health Organization (WHO) Global Conference on Health Promotion: Helsinki, Finland, 2013.

  • CMCRC Health Conference - Improving Health through Data Analytics: Sydney, Australia, 2015

    Poster presentation on “Equity of health care access in Australia” at CMCRC Health Conference – Improving Health through Data Analytics: Sydney, Australia, 2015

PUBLICATIONS

  • International Journal of Social Economics

    Pulok, M.H. & Ahmed, M.U. (2017) “Does corruption matter for economic development? Long run evidence from Bangladesh”; International Journal of Social Economics 443(3), 350 – 36

  • International Journal of Social Economics

    Pulok, M.H., Sabah, M.Nu. & Enemark, U. (2016) “Socioeconomic inequalities of child malnutrition in Bangladesh”; International Journal of Social Economics, 43(12), 1439-1459

  • BMC pregnancy and childbirth

    Pulok, M. H., Sabah, M. N. U., Uddin, J., & Enemark, U. (2016). Progress in the utilization of antenatal and delivery care services in Bangladesh: where does the equity gap lie? BMC pregnancy and childbirth16(1), 200.

Publications under review

Pulok, M.H., Ahmed, M.U. & Hashmi, R. (2017). Corporate Governance in Healthcare Organizations under Sarbanes-Oxley Act-2002: An Analysis of HealthSouth Corp. Accounting Scandal.

Uddin, J., Hossin M.Z & Pulok, M.H. (2016). Couple’s concordance and discordance in household decision-making and married women’s contraceptive use in Bangladesh

 

  • Contraception

    Uddin, J., Pulok, M. H., & Sabah, M. N. U. (2016). Correlates of unmet need for contraception in Bangladesh: does couples’ concordance in household decision making matter? Contraception94(1), 18-26.

  • Journal of Economic Cooperation & Development

    Ahmed, M. U., & Pulok, M. H. (2013). The role of political stability on economic performance: the case of Bangladesh. Journal of Economic Cooperation & Development34(3), 61

  • Journal of Economic Cooperation & Development

    Pulok, M. H. (2012). Revisiting health and income inequality relationship: evidence from developing countries. Journal of Economic Cooperation & Development33(4), 25.

Working Papers

  • Fiscal capacity and social protection expenditure in developing nations

    Murshed, S. M., Badiuzzaman, M., & Pulok, M. H. (2017). Fiscal capacity and social protection expenditure in developing nations (No. 060). World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  • ISS Working Paper Series / General Series

    Murshed, S., Badiuzzaman, M., & Pulok, M. H. (2015). Revisiting the role of the resource curse in shaping institutions and growth. ISS Working Paper Series/General Series605(605), 1-28.

Get in touch

Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation
1-59 Quay St Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia